Obit: Jack Mansel

Obit: Jack Mansel

May 2nd, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Jack Erskine Mansel, 77, of East Brainerd, passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at his home.He was a printer with Interstate Life and also with Olan Mills from which he retired. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and Army Reserve.Jack was a wonderful husband, father, granddad, great-granddad, brother, and we shall miss him very much.He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Ethel Hooks Mansel and James Barton Mansel; sisters, Dorothy Friddell, Gladys Walters, Jo Jordan; and brother, Donald R. Mansel.Survivors include his wife, Virginia Beavers Mansel; sons, Jack Mitchell (Belinda) Mansel, Mark Steven (Terry Lynn) Mansel; grandchildren, Matthew (Sunshine), Michal (Eric) Gailer, Brandon (Pebbles) Mansel, Marcus (Katie) Mansel; sister, Jewell Southerland; and brother, Billy James Mansel; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.He was a member of Morris Hill Baptist Church and the Harvest Class.Funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Mason.Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery with Honors.In lieu of flowers, consider Morris Hill Baptist Church, 1804 Morris Hill Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort with the family and view the memorial tribute.The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road.